Why I protest: Raymond Johansen

We’re exploring the deep reasons that drive people to protest in support of important social and political issues, and highlighting those that do. Here, Raymond Johansen talks to Sarah about his personal motivations for working as an activist, and why he believes civil disobedience is a duty for every able-bodied citizen.


Ray sits on the Board of Directors of Pirate Parties International, and is International Coordinator of the Pirate Party of Norway.

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Q&A | David Hall on Fair Borders, & migration policy

David Hall is a Senior Researcher at the Auckland University of Technology’s Policy Observatory. Though he primarily focusses on policy quandaries related to forest and land use, he also has a strong interest in migration, and commissioned and edited the recently published collection of essays Fair Borders: Migration Policy in the Twenty-First Century. Here David explains his motivations for producing the book to Sarah, along with some of the many complexities surrounding the issues of migration and immigration.

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